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Manel Kape

Manel Kape

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Manel Kape is an Angolan professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2012, he has formerly competed for Cage Fighters, Knock Out Championship, and Rizin Fighting Federation. He is the former Rizin Bantamweight Champion and the former Knock Out Championship Bantamweight champion. As of August 8, 2022, he is #10 in the UFC flyweight rankings. 


Full NameManel Kape
Birth DateNovember 14, 1993
Birth PlaceLuanda, Angola
Nick NameStarboy
ReligionNot Available
NationalityAngolan Portuguese
EducationNot Available
Father’s NameNot Available
Mother’s NameNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
Age29 Years Old
Weight57kg (125 lbs)
Height5 ft 6 inches (1.68 m)\

Manel Kape Biography, EarlyLife

The MMA fighter, Manel, is a newcomer to the UFC. On November 14, 1993, he was born in Luanda, Angola, which is the capital and central city on the west coast of South Africa.

Similarly, Kape falls under the sign of Scorpio, which makes him a strong-willed and determined person.

Manel Kape Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Manel Kape’s Height, And Weight

The 27-years old fighter has an average height of 5 ft and 6 inches. Also, Manel possesses a well-toned body and weighs around 57 kg.


The warrior soul, Kape, started his MMA career fighting in Cage Fighters when he was 17. He went against Artur Gomes at Cage Fighters 2; Kape won his first match via TKO in the first round.

Then he faced Ricardo Teixeira and won the second bout by submission. Moreover, Manel defeated Marco Santos with a unanimous decision.

After Cage Fighters, he fought in Knock-Out Championship. In his first fight with Souksavanh Khampasath, he got defeated via a rear-naked choke.

Just after a setback, Kape rose and defeated Hicham Rachid at Invictus 1. He won many fighters until the time came when he wanted to leave the Knock-Out Championship.

Manel decided to quit because, one after another, scheduled bouts got canceled.

Kape and Rizin Fighting Federation

The aggressive fighter, Manel, took his first in the Rizin Fighting Federation at Rizin 6 against Erson Yamamoto. Kape won the match after 71 seconds with a left-leg head kick KO.

Kape vs. McCall

The confident fighter, Kape, got scheduled to face Ian McCall, former Tachi Palace flyweight champion. When they faced each other at the weigh-ins, they got into a fight when Manel slapped McCall on the back of his head.

The officials have to intervene to stop them from further fighting.

Finally, in the fighting ring, Kape defeated Ian via technical knock-out. McCall got cuts on his face with the ring ropes.

Manel Kape’s Net Worth

The Rizin champion, Manel, has been active in MMA since 2012. In his eight-year-long career, he must have increased his net worth. Yet his actual net worth has not been disclosed. According to sources Manel Kape has an estimated net worth of $10,000 or more.

The Angolan fighter has just started fighting in the UFC, which will surely add value to his worth in the upcoming days.

Manel Kape’s Wife, Marriage, Children

At this moment, Manel seems to be enjoying his solo time traveling with his buddies. Most importantly, Kape is focused on his fighting career more than anything else.

There is no news or post about Kape dating anyone. Though there were posts on Instagram about Kape enjoying quiet evenings with beautiful ladies, there is no confirmation of any relationships.

Though Kape’s eyes are all set on his career, his fans and followers would like to get any news about his personal affairs.

Manel Kape Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Rizin Fighting Federation
    • RIZIN Bantamweight Championship (One time)
  • Knock Out Championship
    • KOC Bantamweight Championship (One time


What is the net worth of Manel Kape?

His net worth is 10,000 dollars.

What is the height of Manel Kape?

His height is 5 feet and 6 inches.

What is the age of Manel Kape?

His age is 29 years as of 2023.

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